Whale Bay, SANTA CRUZ ISLAND

Whale Bay, SANTA CRUZ ISLAND - The Galapagos Islands

Whale Bay is the site of one of the oldest whaling camps on Santa Cruz Island. It was to here and the other similar camps that the giant tortoises were brought before being loaded onboard the whalers and pirate ships. The semicircle beach is green in color, due to a high volume of olivine crystals. The curious Galápagos hawk can also found here...

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About Whale Bay

Description:

  • Activities: Walking
  • Highlights & Animals: Green Beach, Galápagos hawks, Galápagos sea lions, marine iguanas, Darwin’s finches, yellow warblers, frigate birds, blue-footed boobies
  • Difficulty: Difficult walking
  • Type of Landing: Wet